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Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, More Star in All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’

Kristen Wiig will join will fellow actresses Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones in comprising the all-female cast of the upcoming remake of Ghostbusters. Sony Pictures is set to release the film in July of 2016. Director Paul Feig announced his stars by posting their photos on Twitter on Tuesday. The new film will update the original Ghostbusters from …

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Bill Murray Talks All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Cast

Bill Murray starred in Ghostbusters thirty years ago, and he doesn’t want to star in any future Ghostbusters productions. However, that hasn’t stopped the funny man and actor from discussing the possibility of a remake with an all-female cast. And what an amazing cast that would be. “I’m fine with it; I’d go to that movie,” he said during an …

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Ghostbusters 3 Is Currently In The Works

In an article published in the Toronto Life, director Ivan Reitman revealed that the film Ghost Busters 3 is currently in the works. Reitman directed the first two Ghostbusters films with actors Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, but explained that he would only be producing the third. “The studio is in, and we have writers working on it …

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Harold Ramis Remembered In Making Of GB3

Legendary film director and actor Harold Ramis helped bring the world the 1980’s classic Ghostbusters as well as the well-known Groundhog Day. Though the talented performer was recognized for his contributions during the 2014 Oscars, Ramis continues to inspire. The President of the United States even took the time to remember the works created by the talented one-of-a-kind Hollywood icon. …

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‘Ghostbusters 3′ to Film in 2015 with Different Director

News broke Wednesday that Ivan Reitman dropped out of directing Ghostbusters 3 in the wake of the recent death of original Ghostbuster Harold Remis, but filming of the Sony-produced sequel is still scheduled for early 2015. Reitman will instead help Amy Pacal of Sony Pictures Entertainment find a replacement director, saying that he was pleased with Etan Cohen’s script. Reitman agreed …

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Ghostbusters 3: Reitman Leaves, New Director Needed

It was tragic enough losing former Ghostbuster Harold Ramis last month to complications from an infection, but now Ivan Reitman has announced that he will no longer be directing Ghostbusters 3. Understandably, he just doesn’t feel up to it (though he will stay on as producer). “When I came back from Harold’s funeral, it was really moving and it made …

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Bill Murray Gives A Shoutout To Harold Ramis At Oscars

Bill Murray was one of the many celebrities who had the honor of presenting at the 86th annual Academy Awards, on March 2. While presenting the award for Best Cinematography, along with actress Amy Adams, Murray took the opportunity to pay tribute to his late friend Harold Ramis. After announcing the nominees, Murray cleverly included Ramis by saying: “Oh, we …

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Bill Murray Honors Harold Ramis At The 2014 Oscar Awards

Last night’s Oscar ceremony definitely had its share of touching moments, and Bill Murray was responsible for one of them. In a rare Oscar appearance, the comedian paid tribute to his late friend Harold Ramis while presenting the award for Best Cinematography with actress Amy Adams. After announcing the names of the nominees, the Lost in Translation star cleverly added …

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Harold Ramis: Inside His Battle With Bill Murray

Harold Ramis had a hand in creating some of the most beloved and quotable films of a generation. When news of his death began to spread on Monday, millions mourned the loss of such a creative genius, and every social media outlet was flooded with memes, artwork, and quotes in remembrance of Ramis. But over the years, as much as …

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Harold Ramis, Comedy Legend, Passes Away at 69

Harold Ramis, who spent over 30 years as a writer, actor and director, passed away early Monday morning due to complications from a rare autoimmune disease called Inflammatory Vasculitis. He was 69 years old. Mr. Ramis started his career in the 1960s as a joke editor for Playboy magazine. He cut his teeth in Chicago’s Second City Improv group where …

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Harold Ramis, Ghostbuster, Dead at 69

American actor, director, and writer Harold Ramis died at 12:53 a.m. this morning from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. Since 2010, the Chicago native had struggled with health issues, starting with an infection that led to complications related to the disease that took his life this morning. According to the Chicago Tribune, Ramis had to relearn to walk, but then …

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